Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
434 AM AST SAT APR 30 2016

...HEAVY RAIN POISED TO ENTER PUERTO RICO...FLASH FLOOD WATCH
TILL 8 PM AST...

.FAVORABLE UPPER LEVEL CONDITIONS...AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE AND
COPIOUS MOISTURE MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHEAST WILL
MAKE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR WIDESPREAD FLOODING TODAY. DUE TO
THE LAST WEEK OF HEAVY RAIN IN VARIOUS AREAS SOILS ARE SATURATED AND
STEEP SOILS WILL BE PRONE TO SLIDE.

PRZ001>013-301645-
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SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN JUAN...CAROLINA...FAJARDO...
HUMACAO...GUAYAMA...ARROYO...YABUCOA...SALINAS...COCO...CAGUAS...
ARECIBO...VEGA BAJA...DORADO...COAMO...COROZAL...AIBONITO...
VILLALBA...JAYUYA...PONCE...AGUADILLA...ISABELA...HATILLO...
QUEBRADILLAS...UTUADO...SABANA GRANDE...LARES...ADJUNTAS...
HORMIGUEROS...MOCA...AGUADA...LUYANDO...CABO ROJO...LAJAS...
CULEBRA...ESPERANZA
434 AM AST SAT APR 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF PUERTO RICO...INCLUDING CULEBRA AND
  VIEQUES.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* CONDITIONS HAVE BECOME FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY RAIN OVER SATURATED
  SOILS.

* MANY AREAS WILL RECEIVE TOO MUCH RAIN TOO QUICKLY TO DRAIN
  PROPERLY CREATING HIGH RIVERS AND STREAMS...FLOODED URBAN
  STREETS AND SLIPPAGE OF STEEP TERRAIN IN MUDSLIDES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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SNELL


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